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Universal Periodic Review

Media information for the 2nd session, 5-19 May 2008

Background press release

Working group of Human Rights Council to review second group of states under its Universal Periodic Review mechanism

The second session of the Human Rights Council’s Universal Periodic Review (UPR) Working Group was held in Geneva from 5 to 19 May during which 16 States have had their human rights records examined under this new mechanism. The second group of States to be reviewed under the UPR are: Gabon, Ghana, Peru, Guatemala, Benin, Republic of Korea, Switzerland, Pakistan, Zambia, Japan, Ukraine, Sri Lanka, France, Tonga, Romania and Mali. The meeting took place in Room XVIII at the Palais des Nations.
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Second session meeting highlights


Monday , 5 May
Morning:
Review of Gabon
Afternoon:
Review of Ghana
  
Tuesday, 6 May

Morning:
Review of Peru

Afternoon:
Review of Guatemala

      
Wednesday, 7 May
Morning: Afternoon:
Review of Benin Review of Republic of Korea
     
Thursday, 8 May
Morning: Afternoon:
Review of Switzerland Review of Pakistan
    
Friday, 9 May
Morning: Afternoon:
Review of Zambia Review of Japan
      
Tuesday, 13 May
Morning : Afternoon :
Review of Ukraine Review of Sri Lanka
                     
Wednesday, 14 May
Morning : Afternoon :
Review of France Review of Tonga
       
Thursday, 15 May
Morning : Afternoon :
Review of Romania Review of Mali
                                
Monday , 19 May
Afternoon :
Session concludes
                    
 

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